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Louisiana Crab Task Force

The Louisiana Crab Task Force is responsible for advising LDWF and the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on the management and development of the crab industry in Louisiana.

Upcoming Meetings

Task force meetings are open to the public.

Full Task Force

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 1 pm
LDWF Headquarters
2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70898

Due to the public health emergency guidelines established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 40 members of the public will be allowed in the meeting room at one time. All members of the public will have to wear a mask to enter the building. To listen in to the meeting via webinar register below. You can also call in via phone at 215.861.0674; use the password 806520#.


There are no committee meetings scheduled at this time; please check back.


Louisiana Crab Task Force members include representatives from the crab industry and related state agencies. Members are appointed by the Secretary of LDWF.

Current Members

Crab Dealers and Processors Soft Shell Crab Producers Commercial Hard Crab Fishermen Administration (Nonvoting)
Eric Blanchard Trudy Luke Dannon Lacoste Dr. Julie Lively (LSU Sea Grant biologist)
LaQuita Meek  Pete Gerica Alphonse Cassagne Vacant (University marine biologist)
Chalin Delaune   Rodney Parfait Peyton Cagle (LDWF marine biologist)
Sheb Callahan   Britney Breaux Dr. Jack Isaacs (LDWF economist)
    George Jackson Major Edward Skena (LDWF enforcement agent)
    Vacant Melissa Trosclair Daigle (LSU Sea Grant attorney)
    Vacant Vacant (LSU fisheries economist)
      Dr. Jack Isaacs (LDWF economist)